Our Application Programming Interfaces will enhance your business’s shipping experience with us. Here’s information for anyone just getting started with APIs, as well as experienced Web developers.
APIs are a modern cost-effective way to communicate real-time data and actions between applications. In your everyday lives you are using APIs behind the scenes when you use mobile phone applications, websites and smart devices like intelligent thermostats and home monitoring solutions. Our suite of APIs let you retrieve key data from BNSF and take actions to manage your shipments directly in your applications.
Our APIs empower customers to customize their interaction with us in ways that work best for their business.
Improve shipment visibility by displaying real-time shipment tracking information in your applications, visualizations, reports, and dashboards.
Reduce manual data entry by exchanging data between our applications, eliminating having to switch back and forth between your application and ours.
Take action directly in your applications and transmit the action to our applications, such as entering and exiting intermodal facilities to pick up and deliver freight.
Our APIs are built on technologies that can be integrated into your applications in a wide variety of implementations to meet your system requirements.
Real-time data exchange, designed to provide you with the right data at the right time.
Modern technology built to integrate with a wide variety of applications, platforms, programming languages, and devices.
Endless possibilities on how to integrate BNSF data and actions directly into your applications.
At BNSF, we constantly leverage emerging and new technologies to provide systems and solutions for our customers. The following APIs are available.
We value your opinion and would love to hear your suggestions on future APIs.
API Technical Support Email: CustomerAPI@bnsf.com